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-time pulitzer prize winner and author of biographies on lyndon johnson. peggy noonan, "wall street journal" columnist and writer who authored many of ronald reagan's greatest speeches. not to mention five bestselling books. wallster isaacson, one-time chairman and ceo of this network, cnn and the author of great biographies. among them benjamin franklin and henry kissinger. "new york times" editor and author of a new book "the death of conservatism." welcome to all of you. let me first begin with the poll numbers. one year into his presidency, what i'm struck on, i was looking at this historical polls and he's roughly where reagan was and a little bit ahead actually of clinton. behind both bushes. 41 because of the collapse of the soviet union and 43 because of 9/11. they are all lower than eisenhower and kennedy. who were in the high 60s and low 70s. is that about watergate? is that about the media? is that about a different partisan climate? or were eisenhower and kennedy an exceptional bipartisan moment in american history? >> i do think that poisonous partisan atmosphere, media environ
't matter. >>> coming up a little later, peggy noonan and eugene robinson will be here. >>> and when we come back, a look at mika's must-read opinion pages. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. >>> my name is scott brown. and i'm running for the united states senate. this is my truck. i put a lot of miles on it during this campaign. wherever i go, people tell me they're concerned about the path our country is on. spending is out of control. government keeps getting bigger and bigger. it's time for a new direction. i love this old truck. it's brought me closer to the people of this state. and i want to speak for them as their next united states senator. i'm scott brown and i approve this message because it's time we end business as usual in washington. >> hey, dad. >> martha knows the struggles massachusetts working families face because she's lived those struggles. she's fought for the people of massachusetts every single day. as attorney general, she took on wall street and recovered millions for massachusetts taxpayers. she went after big insurance companies, took on privator
carroll, the two-time pulitzer prize winner and biographies on lyndon johnson. peggy newnan "wall street journal" columnist who wrote ronald reagan's speeches and five best-selling books. and the author of some great biographies. among them about benjamin franklin and henry kissinger and sam tanenhaus author of a terrific new book "the death of conservatism." still surprisingly relevant. welcome to all of you. let me first begin with the poll numbers. one year into his presidency. i was looking at historical polls and he's roughly where reagan was, a little bit ahead of, actually, of clinton and behind both bushes 41 because of the collapse of the soviet union and 43 because of 9/11. i was struck by something else that i want to ask you guys about. they're all lower than eisenhower and kennedy who were in the high 60s, low 70s. is that about watergate and is that about the media and a different partisan climate or were eisenhower and kennedy kind of exceptional bipartisan moment in american history? >> i do think the poisonous atmosphere and everything helps to tear down a person's ratin
. they found 10,000 people die from the actions of such drivers. peggy fox talked to some. >> she hit it so hard. her car just blew up. >> reporter: carrie mcmahon of hyattsville witnessed a distracted driver kill herself when she swerved off the road two mondays ago. >> she kept locking down and then looking up. she was obviously looking for something in the car. as i go up the hill it is like her car exploded. it was like boom! >> reporter: stories like that are fueling a new fight against all kinds of distracted driving. it is spear headed by a group called focus driven. the founding members all have lost loved ones because of distracted drivers. >> look at that beautiful smile. and that beautiful smile and the x-rays of her teeth are what identified her body. >> she should be spending her first year in college this year and her mother and i should have seen her wed and held our first grandfather baby. >> so if they see somebody with a cell phone in their hand they are going to give them a ticket. >> reporter: they appeared with ray la hood. they want every state to pass health laws agai
street. o >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. are you in debt? local moms have ideas to lower your debt. go to momslikeme.com to see how other moms have done it. >> that's the website, momslikeme.com. stocks closed higher today on wall street. the dow is up 53 points to close at 10,680. the nasdaq rose 25 points and the s & p 500 climbed 9 points. >> leading bankers are in washington to talk about the financial crisis. and while admitting to pass the stakes, they are defending some of the largest bonuses and compensation packages ever. alexis has more. >> there are four of wall street's powerful players. on capitol hill, to explain the financial meltdown, the bank chief admitted to making mistakes. >> the most horrible thing of this crisis, what has happened to consumers, to individuals, in the mortgage market. >> but they took some tough criticism, especially goldman sacks for selling mortgage investments, which it knew could fail. >> sounds to me a little bit like selling a car with faulty brakes. >> even though these banks repaid the government money, the white house is wo
to suggest about this. jane: i want to put in what peggy noonan wrote in the "wall street journal," spefs a conservative speech writer for ronald reagan. the president does not seem to see or hear, he does not respond, he is not supple, able to see observations and change tact. he has a grim determination to bowl this thing through. he negotiates each day with congress, not with the people. but the people hate congress. has he not noticed? how do you answer that question. >> well, i think that's -- i don't think he has. in fact i think one of the things is that this white house believes that all they need to do is put the president out there and they can solve any problem and all they need to say is that, you know, here's what the program actually is, even if your eyes don't convince you of you -- of that. they've run up an amount of debt, spent more on programs that don't meet the promise also they made about it, a health care bill that nobody thinks is going to lower their premiums, raise the quality of care, or bend the health curve down, all of which the administration say is the rati
hairdresser. really. that's peggy. >> that guy? >> the woman with him. say what you want about mikee salahi, she had good blowout that night. >> i'll take your word for it. >>> federal investigators are looking into whether they made false statements to the secret service. a felony which could mean up to five years. >> i love that you had to disclose that. >> i just had to admit it. >> in case there is any controversy about that later. >> i'm a good journalist that way. >> you can join the live chat we're having at ac360.com. still ahead, the latest from haiti. we'll be right back. breathe right, the small strip that gives you... big nighttime breathing relief... introduces-- drum roll please-- new breathe right extra. the only strip with an extra spring-like band, it's 50% stronger for congested noses that need extra help in opening nasal passages... so you breathe even better. and now get two free samples... and experience a better night's sleep for yourself. go to breatheright.com to try new breathe right extra. ansfx: can shaking oper night's sleep for yourself. when you own a business,
is one very happy saints fan. peggy bird of biloxi, mississippi. getting ready to twirl her umbrella all the way to miami to support her nfc champions. >> a very cool story. bird's tickets and most of her expenses are being paid for by her boss. he's making good on a bet he made 31 years ago. he said the saints would never make a super bowl. bird says she never lost faith. >> in his defense, that was a pretty safe bet way back when. there are a lot of people still ying, i can't believe the saints are headed to the super bowl. >> you can tell she was relishing spinning that umbrella. >> very exciting, good for her. >> we know the president is backing them as well. >>> straight ahead it's time for the wednesday "skinny." >> we've got one from the what was he t >>> the president sat down with diane sawyer. president's walking in and goes in for a kiss of diane. he rarely did that with charlie gibson, rarely. after the kiss he appeared to be completely discombobulated. >> it's not gointo create any new jobs. >> the -- well -- you know -- the -- >> going forward -- >> yeah, i hope oprah doesn
from twitter.com -- long beach, california, good morning to peggy on our independent line. caller: i was listening to it nbc nightly news and he was talking about the bonuses -- tens of millions of dollars. also a segment on the deepening foreclosure crisis. also in that report there were talking about maybe the banks to do not want to write down principal, whether they would be allowed to write that down if they are reimbursed by the taxpayer, which means i am paying for my house and my neighbor's house that could not afford it. i got back from the u.k. and i was listening to a financial show, and they had a young trader in the city and he had his back to the camera and was saying he expected and anticipated riots either in new york city, paris, one london from irate people and is never came but they anticipated that and also he said it a tax us 50 percent, as in london, we don't mind it for a year but if my colleagues have to do it for five years we will dig in our heels and fight that. to be honest, i think they do realize there is a lot of fury at them and they need to show a lit
suggested, is an important priority. host: peggy on the republican line. california. caller: he is going to cause another attack. he took bush's foreign policy and gave it steroids. both sides of congress are strangled by aipac. i was looking at the 9/11 commission yesterday and nobody talked about the page where it talked about the motivation, why we were attacked. we were attacked because of our support of israel and the suppression of palestinians. host: why you believe that? caller: i have heard from congressman and i have read a book about it. it is a fact. host: where are your facts? caller: c-span, "book tv." host: her comments on president obama? clearly, the president will be talking about his foreign policy and all the efforts he is undertaking to fight the war on terrorism, and especially in the aftermath of the christmas bombing in the review that took place as a result of that. if you look at with the president said, he said he would do everything he could overseas and domestically to improve our security. the president has done what he said he would do in the campaign, whic
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